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Disney reveals Star Wars Episode VII's full title, and it is...

Disney reveals Star Wars Episode VII's full title, and it is...

By 6 November 2014

The next Star Wars film now has an official subtitle: The Force Awakens. Disney has announced through a tweet that Star Wars Episode VII will be called Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The upcoming space opera is set approximately 30 years after Return... >>

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

By 27 October 2014

A real world tractor beam has been developed and used by physicists to move glass particles. The tractor beam, which uses a single laser beam, was able to move tiny glass particles at up to 20 centimetres in distance. The beam both attracted and repelled... >>

Inaugural Golden Brickies celebrates Star Wars Lego in perfect fan style

Inaugural Golden Brickies celebrates Star Wars Lego in perfect fan style

By 13 October 2014

The Golden Brickies took place over this weekend with a red carpet event at Legoland Windsor, looking to celebrate the clash of cultural titans Lego and Star Wars. With Warwick Davis in attendance - who played the Ewok Wicket in Return of the Jedi - Lego... >>

Move over Star Wars pod racing, drone racing is now a thing

Move over Star Wars pod racing, drone racing is now a thing

By 8 October 2014

A club based in the French Alps has begun holding official drone races, much like the pod races featured in Star Wars Episode I. No Joke. The club is called Airgony and described as a Quadcopter Racing Fanatic Association. It recently posted a video to... >>

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

By 7 October 2014

Disney has withdrawn Tiny Death Star from the iTunes App Store and Google Play as it plans to concentrate on priority titles, such as Star Wars Commander. However, it didn't even tell developer Nimblebit it was doing so. The publisher, that secured the... >>

Best Lego movie and gaming projects: Goonies, Monkey Island, Batman, and more

Best Lego movie and gaming projects: Goonies, Monkey Island, Batman, and more

By 24 September 2014

Lego makes all things better, so great films and games that get a Lego make-over are only ever going to be excellent. That's why Lego crowd-voting site Cuusoo - which can lead to official Lego creations - has some very popular movie themed projects gaining... >>

Yes, you can enter the Lego Star Wars Oscars as The Golden Brickies Awards opens

Yes, you can enter the Lego Star Wars Oscars as The Golden Brickies Awards opens

By 16 September 2014

Lego has launched its own Oscars-style awards for the best Star Wars-themed builds and photos in the UK. The Golden Brickies, illustrated by the Lego version of C-3PO on a typical Academy Award plinth, is split into several categories and the toy company... >>

Top 5 geeky ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos

Top 5 geeky ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos

By 29 August 2014

Everyone from celebrities to your neighbors have completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. But these ones are probably the geekiest on the internet, so far. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is still going strong. People all over the globe are posting videos... >>

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

By 11 August 2014

A real-world tractor beam has been created for pulling-in and pushing-out objects. The catch? It's water only, for now. Next step, air control for gravity guns. Both Star Wars and Star Trek agree on one thing the future will hold – tractor beams. And... >>

101 Best cakes for geeks

101 Best cakes for geeks

By 10 July 2014

It's our editor Chris Hall's birthday today so to celebrate we thought we'd present him with not one cake but 101 of them. And what's better, they are all geek-based (and probably flour and eggs and that). So we've collected the finest we've seen and... >>